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Statistical study on the interaction factors of polypropylene-graft-maleic anhydride (PP-g-MA) with graphene nanoplatelet (GNP) at various Poly(Lactic Acid)/Polypropylene (PLA/PP) blends ratio

Farah, Hafidzah and Mohd, Bijarimi and Alhadadi, Waleed and Salleh, Suriyati and Ahmad, Mohammad Norazmi and Abdullah, Erna Normaya (2021) Statistical study on the interaction factors of polypropylene-graft-maleic anhydride (PP-g-MA) with graphene nanoplatelet (GNP) at various Poly(Lactic Acid)/Polypropylene (PLA/PP) blends ratio. Indonesian Journal of Chemistry, 21 (1). pp. 234-242. ISSN 1411-9420 E-ISSN 2460-1578

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Abstract

This paper reports the effects of polypropylene-graft-maleic anhydride (PP-g￾MA) and graphene nanoplatelet (GNP on tensile stress of various PLA/PP weight ratio. The PLA/PP blends prepared with the ratio 70/30, 80/20, and 90/10 with the addition of PP-g-MA (1 to 5 phr) and GNP (1 to 3 phr) by using an injection molding machine. The tensile stress (MPa) was analyzed based on 11 runs of full factorial design. The results showed that the tensile stress of PLA/PP blends gradually increased after the addition of PP-g-MA and GNP. There is a relationship between PP-g-MA and GNP which causes a positive impact on the mechanical properties of PLA/PP blends. The optimum tensile stress of 50.06 MPa achieved at the ratio of 90/10 blends with 5 phr of PP-g-MA and 3 phr of GNP

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 7148/83859
Uncontrolled Keywords: poly(lactic acid)(PLA); polypropylene (PP); graphene nanoplatelets (GNP); tensile stress
Subjects: Q Science > QD Chemistry
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Science > Department of Chemistry
Kulliyyah of Science
Depositing User: Dr Erna Normaya Abdullah
Date Deposited: 22 Oct 2020 13:02
Last Modified: 30 Jun 2021 17:44
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/83859

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